Roast Rack Of Lamb With Lavender Recipe



Roast Rack Of Lamb With Lavender Recipe

Ingredients :
3 racks of lamb (about 6 lbs. total), at room temperature
7 tablespoons grapeseed or sunflower oil, divided
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
3 to 6 tbsp. dried culinary lavender buds

How to Make :
Step 1
Preheat oven to 425°. Pat lamb dry with paper towels, then rub with 2 tbsp. or so of oil. Season all over with salt and pepper, then coat meaty sides lavishly withlavender buds, pressing them in.
Step 2
Heat 1/4 cup oil in a large frying pan (not nonstick) over medium-high heat. Sear lamb on all sides, one rack at a time and pressing into pan to help lavender stay on, about 2 minutes per side. Use more oil if you need to.
Step 3
Put all racks into pan, meat side up, and roast until an instant-read thermometer inserted in thickest part registers 140° (for medium rare), 15 to 20 minutes.
Step 4
Move racks to a cutting board, tent with foil, and let rest 5 to 10 minutes. Slice into chops. Arrange on a platter and finish with a generous sprinkle of salt and pepper.


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